Re: prototype for Pemco 53-foot flatcar?

Tony Thompson

Ben Hom wrote:

"It would be nice to find a prototype for the Tyco car as I have several of them in a box somewhere."
While this prototype is available from SPH&TS/Intermountain, Bruce Petty uses the Tyco cars as an inexpensive stand-in for SP Class F-70-7:

    But keep in mind that the very accurate Red Caboose flat car is a GOOD model of that SP car class. The RC dies are now owned by, and used for production by, the Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society.

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